Legal - Baseball Wiretap

Chan Ho Park Sues Former Teammate Chad Kreuter

Dec 24, 2009 10:53 PM

Chan Ho Park has sued his former Dodger batterymate Chad Kreuter, accusing him of failing to fully pay off a $460,000 loan, as reported by the Associated Press on Thursday. Park filed the lawsuit on Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, claiming breach of promissory note and negligent misrepresentation.

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Lawsuit Against Sosa Thrown Out

Dec 19, 2009 12:15 PM

A lawsuit by a business seeking $203,000 from Sammy Sosa has been thrown out by a Dominican Republic prosecutor. Adolfo Feliz said Friday that the suit lacked sufficient evidence.

ESPN

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Freese Driving With Blood Alcohol Level Of 0.232

Dec 16, 2009 12:01 PM

Cardinals third baseman David R. Freese was driving with a blood alcohol level of 0.232, almost three times the legal limit in Missouri, when he was arrested over the weekend, according to a police report released Tuesday. He told the arresting officer that he had consumed seven beers, and was driving from downtown to his home near Lafayette High School in west St. Louis County. The report says that Officer Jeffrey Swatek of the Maryland Heights police stopped Freese at 2:41 a.m. Saturday after seeing his black Acura swerve from lane to lane twice without signaling properly.

Post-Dispatch

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Police Arrest Bonds' Son For Assault On His Mother

Dec 8, 2009 1:34 AM

Nikolai Bonds, 19-year-old son of Barry Bonds, was arrested Saturday in Menlo Park for allegedly spitting in his mother's face and throwing a metal doorknob at her during an argument, police said. Nikolai Bonds was booked into San Mateo County jail on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and other crimes after he was arrested at his mother's home in the 1000 block of Valparaiso Avenue, Menlo Park police spokeswoman Nicole Acker said. Bonds later posted $50,000 bail and was released from jail at about 10 p.m. Saturday, said Assistant District Attorney Karen Guidotti. The district attorney's office has not yet received the case from Menlo Park police and no charges have been filed, Guidotti said. A friend of the victim, 45-year-old Sun Bonds, called police at about 10 a.m. Saturday to report the crime, Acker said.

Mercury News

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